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Be Adaptive
Ever since March of 2020 when the Covid pandemic hit, we’ve all had to become experts at adapting, to changing plans, to moving on to Plan B and C and sometimes D. Then the wild fires of the past two years have made adaptation even...Read more
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Electric boats now on Lake Tahoe
Homewood Marina and Ingenity, a subsidiary of Correct Craft, has provided the first 100% electric watersport boat experience on Lake Tahoe. The Super Air Nautique GS22E, is available to be chartered at the marina, and is fully electric. Although you would surely want to wait...Read more
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TART Connect North Lake Tahoe
The TART connect is a new transportation service of Tahoe Area Regional Transit. The free TART buses run regular routes about once an hour between Tahoma (Sugar Pine Point State Park) and Incline Village. TART connect is accessible via an app, will take you in...Read more
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Tahoe Rim Trail 20th Anniversary
Twenty years ago this summer the Tahoe Rim Trail opened as a complete 165 mile loop around Lake Tahoe. At that same time I was finishing the final edits for the first edition of “Tahoe Rim Trail: A complete guide for hikers, mountain bikers and...Read more
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Paige Meadows
A few weeks ago I rode through Page Meadows and marveled at the waves of camas lilies looking like miniature purple lakes. The aspens were just finishing leafing out to bright green and while the trail was perfectly dry (a surprise for June that shouldn’t...Read more
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Lakeside Walking at Sugar Pine Point
While Emerald Bay and DL Bliss are the most famous state parks along Tahoe’s West Shore, I always enjoy a stroll along the shoreline at Sugar Pine Point State Park. Best known for the classically beautiful Ehrman mansion at the top of the grassy slope...Read more
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Bike Etiquette
The area within the Tahoe City Public Utility District boundaries is blessed with a great system of separated bike trails. Northwest of Tahoe City the trail reaches to Dollar Point, and then heads into the forest for a two mile jaunt through natural surroundings. The...Read more
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The Lake is Shrinking
Last week I took my first kayak of the year along the West Shore between Hurricane Bay and Blackwood Creek. I quickly came to the realization that Lake Tahoe had dropped a lot since my last trip in the fall. Where last fall I paddled...Read more
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Take the Travel Responsibility Pledge
On Earth Day, the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association unveiled a Traveler Responsibility Pledge in an effort to educate visitors on the importance of taking care of Lake Tahoe. It consists of six tenets that according to the resort association “outline actions we can do...Read more
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Tahoe City's Lakeside Trail
Just across North Lake Blvd. from The Cobblestone in Tahoe City lies the Commons Beach and the Lakeside Trail. Now that spring appears to be springing upon us, it’s time to revisit this lush little half mile. There is quite a bit to see in...Read more
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